10-08-2001, 05:49 AM
I just heard that this year will be the 100 year anniversary of the Nobel Prize. This year, the prize for Medicine will go to researchers who are studying cell cycling.
10-08-2001, 01:22 PM
Anybody recall what invention received the first Nobel Peace Prize? http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif
"Because you're not promised tomorrow." ~ Stuck Mojo
10-08-2001, 02:39 PM
1901 Literature: Sully Prudhome, poet.
1901 Peace: Jean Henri Dunant, founder of the Red Cross and the Geneva Conventions; and Frederic Passy, founder of the first French Peace Society.
1901 Chenistry: JACOBUS HENRICUS VAN'T HOFF, for research in chemical dynamics and the osmotic properties of solutions.
1901 Physics: WILHELM CONRAD RÖNTGEN, in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the remarkable rays subsequently named after him.
1901 Medicine: EMIL ADOLF VON BEHRING for his work on serum therapy, especially its application against diphtheria, by which he has opened a new road in the domain of medical science and thereby placed in the hands of the physician a victorious weapon against illness and deaths.
The Nobel Prize in Economics was first awarded in 1969.
1969 Economics: RAGNAR FRISCH and JAN TINBERGEN for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes.